DW Sports set to go into administration with 1,700 jobs at risk

Gym and sports retailer DW Sports is to go into administration with 1,700 jobs at risk.

By Kev Rogers
Monday, 3rd August 2020, 2:05 pm

It is understood that that Fitness First, which is a sister company of DW, and has a gym in Mansfield will continue to operate as a separate company and its 43 clubs will be unaffected by the administration.

The Chad contacted Fitness First Gym on Portland Retail park but they would not comment on the situation.

The company was founded by former Wigan athletic owner Dave Whelan with 73 gyms and 75 stores around the UK.

DW Sports Fitness, Mansfield

Its website has ceased trading and It plans to close all of ts retail sites for good.

According to reports administrators intend to support employees, customers and gym members as far as possible while they look to secure a buyer or buyers for some or all of the DW Sports portfolio.

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